SpaceX trying again Friday night to launch more Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Starlink 4-34 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 54 Starlink broadband satellites. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live SpaceX’s launch team will try again Friday night to … Read more

How do satellites monitor the ozone layer?

Applications 09/16/2022 103 views 3 likes The ozone layer in our upper atmosphere protects Earth from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation. The use of human-produced chemicals in our atmosphere used for many years depleted Earth’s ozone layer. However, the reduction in the consumption of ozone-depleting substances driven by the Montreal Protocol – an international … Read more

SpaceX trying again tonight to launch Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Starlink 4-34 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 54 Starlink broadband satellites. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live SpaceX called off a launch attempt Wednesday night for … Read more

SpaceX preps for Falcon 9 launch tonight with Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Starlink 4-34 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 54 Starlink broadband satellites. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live A day after lightning forced SpaceX to scrub a … Read more

SpaceX counting to launch of 54 more Starlink internet satellites – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Starlink 4-34 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 54 Starlink broadband satellites. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live Continuing a push to launch more than 60 missions … Read more

Falcon 9 to launch Starlink satellites, Boeing rideshare payload – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Starlink 4-20 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 51 Starlink broadband satellites and a rideshare payload for Boeing to demonstrate broadband communications technology. Follow us on Twitter. … Read more

Ukraine war highlights growing importance of private satellites in conflict

Private companies have launched dozens of imaging satellites — like the two small boxes in the middle of the photo — into orbit in recent years. (Image credit: NASA/Steve Jurvetson, CC BY-NC) This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. … Read more

As reflective satellites fill the skies, students are making sure astronomers can adapt

Grace Halferty, a senior graduating this summer with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace and mechanical engineering and the paper’s brightness is lead author, with the instrument researchers built to measure the position and position of SpaceX Starlink satellites. Credit: Kyle Mittan/University of Arizona As satellites crawl across the sky, they reflect light from the sun … Read more

Satellites get lost in solar storms and take weeks to find

In October 2003 satellite controllers lost track of hundreds of spacecraft for days after a major solar storm hit Earth. Experts worry that with the increase in the number of satellites and debris orbiting the planet in the nearly twenty years since, the next big solar storm could throw the near-Earth space into chaos for … Read more

Landsat at 50: How satellites changed the way we see Earth

This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights (opens in new tab). Stacy Morford (opens in new tab)Associated Press national editor and state government reporter. Fifty years ago US scientists launched a satellite that changed how we see the world. … Read more